Juanita Marie Brown, 53, Altoona, died Wednesday at her residence. She was born in Duluth, Minn., daughter of the late Gerald W. and Esther (Helgadottir) Brown. Surviving are a daughter, Skylynd D. Brown of Altoona; three brothers: Allen, Michael and Robert Brown; and two sisters: Jona Aikey of Howard and Roselinda Sancir in Iceland. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at New Life Community Church, 621 Bell Ave., Altoona, by Pastor Terry Farr. Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.